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Child & Family Therapy

Swanson, Conti & Associates offers effective evidenced-based treatment to address struggles in school, home, in the workplace and in relationships. Our therapists are kind, supportive and compassionate. Whether you are a parent who feels ineffective in dealing with your child's behavioral problems, a teenager looking to better your social relationships or a couple who is struggling to connect, we seek to provide you with the concrete tools needed to better your quality of life.


Group Therapy

Swanson, Conti and Associates offers a wide range of groups to meet your needs.  Below is a list of groups that are currently forming or are in-progress:


Divorce Group for Children


Parent Support Group


Social Skills Group


Teen Perspective Group

Groups For Friends

Groups For Friends is an innovative Social Skills Program offering a concrete, easy-to-understand curriculum designed to help children and teens learn the skills needed to make and maintain friends.  Groups for Friends offers 10-week curriculum filled with effective and concrete strategies.  This program encourages the involvement of parents in the process and encourages parent and child to work together in the mission of establishing more positive, successful social skill development.  

Education Programs

Swanson, Conti and Associates provides educational lectures for schools and organizations.  Topics range from Parenting and Social Skills to Managing Stress and Building Stronger Relationships.  We have given talks to many local schools as well as major companies including Earnst & Young and Dreamworks.  We also offer a variety of classes at our practice as a part of our "Lectures in the Hall" Series.  

Media Consultation

Dr. Swanson engages in various forms of media consultation. He is known as the ‘go-to’ expert on Children, Teens and Families. He has appeared on several local and national television programs including NBC'S TODAY, CBS' The Early Show, NBC'S EXTRA, KCBS/KCAL, KTTV'S Studio 11 LA and the KTLA Morning News. He has also appeared in many daytime talk shows including Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers (CW), Kidnapped by the Kids (OWN) and My Mom is Obsessed (Discovery Fit). In addition to television, Dr. Swanson has been interviewed by CNN Radio, ABC Talk Radio and Family Life Radio. Stories featuring Dr. Swanson have appeared in The Los Angeles Times, The Daily News, The San Diego Tribune, LA Parent and Ladies Home Journal.  Click on the button below to see various segments with Dr. Swanson.